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VW admits guilt and pays $4.3bn emissions scandal penalty - Financial Times

Volkswagen agreed to plead guilty to three felonies and pay $4.3bn to settle a US Department of Justice investigation as six of its executives were indicted for their role in the diesel emissions scandal that has engulfed the German carmaker for 16 ...and more »

Volkswagen pleads guilty in emissions scandal, agrees to $5.7 billion settlement - ABC Online

Six high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany have been charged in VW emissions-cheating scandal, while the automaker itself agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $US4.3 billion ($5.7 billion). Key points: The US Government alleges at ...and more »

Six Volkswagen executives charged with fraud over emissions cheating - The Guardian

Volkswagen will spend three years on probation and an independent monitor will be sent in to oversee its compliance. Photograph: Ralf Hirschberger/EPA. Six former Volkswagen executives are being charged over their alleged roles in the 2015 emissions ...and more »

Volkswagen will plead guilty to cheating on emissions tests - CBS News

Volkswagen has agreed to pay a total of $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties stemming from the German automaker's efforts to cheat on federal and state emissions tests, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday. That number includes $2 ...and more »

VW emissions-cheating deal could put employees in hot seat - Chicago Tribune

A federal judge in San Francisco has approved a $15-billion court settlement against Volkswagen for its emissions-cheating scandal. Tribune news servicesContact Reporter. The imminent criminal plea deal between Volkswagen and U.S. prosecutors in an ...and more »

6 Volkswagen Executives Charged as Company Pleads Guilty in Emissions Case - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors announced criminal charges on Wednesday against six Volkswagen executives for their roles in the company's emissions-cheating scandal, a sharp turn by a departing administration that is trying to remake its image of ...and more »

VW employees' cheating concerns were ignored, say court papers - Financial Times

Soon after Volkswagen admitted in 2015 that its diesel cars had cheated emissions tests, Michael Horn, then head of the German carmaker's US operations, offered a theory that just a few rogue company engineers were to blame. The implication was that ...and more »

VW pleads guilty, agrees to pay $4.3 billion to settle US case; 5 more charged - Chicago Tribune

A federal judge in San Francisco has approved a $15-billion court settlement against Volkswagen for its emissions-cheating scandal. Tom Schoenberg, Christoph Rauwald and David McLaughlinBloomberg. Volkswagen took a major step toward resolving one of ...and more »

US authorities pursuing more VW personnel over diesel scandal - Financial Times

For the first time since Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal broke in September 2015, executives accused of devising the illegal software at the centre of the affair have been named. But a US grand jury indictment that outlines criminal charges ...and more »

FBI Arrests Volkswagen Executive on Conspiracy Charge in Emissions Scandal - New York Times

The F.B.I. has arrested a Volkswagen executive in Florida, accusing him of playing a central role in a broad conspiracy to keep United States regulators from discovering that diesel vehicles made by the company were programmed to cheat on emissions ...and more »